Tumultuary meaning

to͝o-mŭl'cho͝o-ĕr'ē, tyo͝o-
Marked by haste, confusion, disorder, and irregularity.
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Irregular; disorderly.
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Attended by, or producing, a tumult; disorderly; confused; tumultuous.

A tumultuary conflict. "” Eikon Basilike.

A tumultuary attack of the Celtic peasantry. "” Macaulay.

Sudden flight or tumultuary skirmish. "” De Quincey.

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Men who live without religion live always in a tumultuary and restless state. "” Atterbury.

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Origin of tumultuary

  • Latin tumultuārius from tumultus commotion tumult
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Latin tumultuarius: compare French tumultuaire.
    From Wiktionary